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Induction Ceremony


2016 Hall of Fame Induction Dinner Thursday, October 6, 2016


 2016 will mark the 24th  year for the Paper Industry

International Hall of Fame

and the 22nd Induction Celebration

2016 Induction Class Announced


Thomas Gardner, Appleton, WI. USA
Niilo Heikki Hakkarainen (deceased), Helsinki, Finland
Charles Klass, Madeira Beach, Florida USA
Otto Kress (deceased), Appleton, WI. USA 
Irwin Pearl (deceased), Appleton, WI. USA
Juhani Stromberg, Helsinki, Finland


For more information

 2016 HOF Dinner Information


For information on Induction Program Sponsorship Opportunities

2016 Sponsorship Menu



PIIHF MISSION – To recognize people who have made preeminent contributions to the paper industry, worldwide, by inducting them into the Paper Industry International Hall of Fame. To foster a greater understanding of the paper industry, its heritage, its impact on our quality of life, its challenges and its opportunities through educational programs and interpretive exhibits.

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